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Description

Bowling is a competitive individual and team sport where athletes try to knock down as many pins as possible. Bowling is considered to be among the most popular sports within Special Olympics because it is picked up relatively quickly by people of all ages and abilities, and it is one the primary Unified Sports offered in schools.

Address
245 S Shore Blvd, Lackawanna, NY
14218
Season
Summer, March - June
Days/Times
After School
Suitable for Ages
21 and Under
Local Office
716-580-3346
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
Description

Basketball is one of the most popular Special Olympics sports, attracting athletes of all ages and abilities. Our youngest athletes and beginners will learn the basic skills and fundamentals of the game before putting their skills to the test on the main court. Experienced players have opportunities to play challenging ball against other training clubs in their local community, across the state and on the national and world stages. Athletes participating in this sport may also have opportunities to medal in skills and/or Unified competitions.

Address
LAI
Season
Summer, March-June
Days/Times
 
Suitable for Ages
21+
Local Office
585-586-7400
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
Description

Bocce is a competitive team sport suitable for all ages and abilities. Originating in Italy, the goal of the game is to roll your team’s balls closest to the target ball, which is called the pallina. Bocce is a great sport for athletes who are new to Special Olympics to try, as it can be picked up quickly and offers a fun social atmosphere. Next to soccer and golf, bocce is the third most played sport in the world!

Address
LAI
 
Season
Fall, July – October
Days/Times
Mondays 6-7:30pm
Suitable for Ages
21+
Local Office
585-586-7400
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
Description

Special Olympics golfers learn the basics of this sophisticated game as they prepare to compete as individuals, Unified pairs (alternate shot) or teams at the local, state, national and world level. Athletes participating in this golf may also have opportunities to medal in skills competitions. Special Olympics New York athletes, coaches and volunteers gain free access to the World Handicap System as part of our partnership with the New York State Golf Association.

Address
Salmon Creek
14559
Season
Fall, July – October
Days/Times
Mondays 6-7:30pm
Suitable for Ages
21+
Local Office
585-586-7400
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
Description

Strength. Persistence. Determination. These are the qualities of a Special Olympics New York powerlifter. Training is offered for athletes in any weight class, with competition in squat, dead lift and bench press. Powerlifting is a summer sport, however, most powerlifting clubs train year-round, keeping athletes at the top of their game while also fostering some of the closest relationships between teammates within Special Olympics.

Address
SUNY Brockport
14420
Season
Summer, March – June
Days/Times
 
Suitable for Ages
21+
Local Office
585-586-7400
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
Description

Soccer is a signature Special Olympics team sport for athletes of all ages and abilities. Games are played between two teams of 11 players each, including one goalkeeper, with the object of scoring more goals than the opposing team. Athletes participating in this sport may also have opportunities to medal in individual skills and/or Unified team competitions.

Address
LAI
 
Season
Fall, July – October
Days/Times
 
Suitable for Ages
21+
Local Office
585-586-7400
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
Description

Softball is a signature Special Olympics team sport for athletes of all ages and abilities. Games are played between two teams of up to 14 players, with the object of scoring more runs than the opposing team. Athletes participating in this sport may also have opportunities to medal in skills competitions. Batters up; let’s play ball!

Address
LAI
 
Season
Fall, July - October
Days/Times
 
Suitable for Ages
21+
Local Office
585-586-7400
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
Description

Swimming is one of the most popular sports in world and Special Olympics is no different. Our swimming offerings include competition in a variety of skills and events, from sprints to longer distances, relays and stroke-specific challenges.

 

Address
LAI
 
Season
Summer, March – June
Days/Times
 
Suitable for Ages
21+
Local Office
585-586-7400
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
Description

Track & Field is one of the most popular Special Olympics sports, attracting athletes of all ages and abilities both in school and in local communities. Athletes are trained to compete in all of the typical track & field event such as sprint and relay races, shotput, javelin, long jump and more!

Address
LAI
 
Season
Summer, March - June
Days/Times
 
Suitable for Ages
21+
Local Office
585-586-7400
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
Description

Swimming is one of the most popular sports in world and Special Olympics is no different. Our swimming offerings include competition in a variety of skills and events, from sprints to longer distances, relays and stroke-specific challenges.

 

Address
959 Beach Road, Angola, NY 14006
14006
Season
Summer, March – June
Days/Times
In school
Suitable for Ages
21-Aug
Local Office
716-580-3346
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
Description

Track & Field is one of the most popular Special Olympics sports, attracting athletes of all ages and abilities both in school and in local communities. Athletes are trained to compete in all of the typical track & field event such as sprint and relay races, shotput, javelin, long jump and more!

Address
959 Beah Road, Angola, NY 14006
14006
Season
Summer, March - June
Days/Times
In school
Suitable for Ages
21-Aug
Local Office
716-580-3346
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
Description

This training club participates in both Basketball & Volleyball.

Basketball is one of the most popular Special Olympics sports, attracting athletes of all ages and abilities. Our youngest athletes and beginners will learn the basic skills and fundamentals of the game before putting their skills to the test on the main court. Experienced players have opportunities to play challenging ball against other training clubs in their local community, across the state and on the national and world stages. Athletes participating in this sport may also have opportunities to medal in skills and/or Unified competitions.

Volleyball is a signature Special Olympics team sport for athletes of all ages and abilities. Athletes pick up the basic skills and fundamental knowledge rather quickly, and the game can be played almost anywhere, from the beach to a gym. Athletes participating in this sport may also have opportunities to medal in individual skills and/or Unified team competitions.

Address
1349 E. Main St. Shrub Oak NY 10588
10588
Season
Summer, March-June
Days/Times
Various
Suitable for Ages
School Based
Local Office
845-765-2497
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
Description

Floor hockey is a signature Special Olympics team sport for athletes of all ages and abilities. Games are played on the same surface as a basketball court, with teams competing to score the most goals in the opposing net. Athletes participating in this sport may also have opportunities to medal in skills and/or Unified competitions.

Address
1349 E. Main St. Shrub Oak NY
10588
Season
Winter, November – February
Days/Times
Various
Suitable for Ages
School Based
Local Office
845-765-2497
Description

Soccer is a signature Special Olympics team sport for athletes of all ages and abilities. Games are played between two teams of 11 players each, including one goalkeeper, with the object of scoring more goals than the opposing team. Athletes participating in this sport may also have opportunities to medal in individual skills and/or Unified team competitions.

Address
1349 E. Main St. Shrub Oak NY 10588
10588
Season
Fall, July – October
Days/Times
Various
Suitable for Ages
School Based
Local Office
845-765-2497
Description

Basketball is one of the most popular Special Olympics sports, attracting athletes of all ages and abilities. Our youngest athletes and beginners will learn the basic skills and fundamentals of the game before putting their skills to the test on the main court. Experienced players have opportunities to play challenging ball against other training clubs in their local community, across the state and on the national and world stages. Athletes participating in this sport may also have opportunities to medal in skills and/or Unified competitions.

Address
959 Beach Rd, Angola, NY
14006
Season
Summer, March-June
Days/Times
After School
Suitable for Ages
21 and Under
Local Office
716-580-3346
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
Description

Basketball is one of the most popular Special Olympics sports, attracting athletes of all ages and abilities. Our youngest athletes and beginners will learn the basic skills and fundamentals of the game before putting their skills to the test on the main court. Experienced players have opportunities to play challenging ball against other training clubs in their local community, across the state and on the national and world stages. Athletes participating in this sport may also have opportunities to medal in skills and/or Unified competitions.

Address
Lancaster Cardinals - Basketball
Season
Summer, March-June
Local Office
716-580-3346
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
Description

Bowling is a competitive individual and team sport where athletes try to knock down as many pins as possible. Bowling is considered to be among the most popular sports within Special Olympics because it is picked up relatively quickly by people of all ages and abilities, and it is one the primary Unified Sports offered in schools.

Address
Lancaster Lanes, 4913 Transit Rd, Depew, NY
14043
Season
Winter, November - February
Days/Times
Saturdays @1:00pm
Suitable for Ages
16+
Local Office
716-580-3346
Description

Softball is a signature Special Olympics team sport for athletes of all ages and abilities. Games are played between two teams of up to 14 players, with the object of scoring more runs than the opposing team. Athletes participating in this sport may also have opportunities to medal in skills competitions. Batters up; let’s play ball!

Address
Westwood Park, 175 Pavement Rd., Lancaster, NY 14086
14086
Season
Fall, July - October
Days/Times
Fridays @6:30
Suitable for Ages
21+
Local Office
716-580-3346
Open/Closed for new registrants
Open
Description

Basketball is one of the most popular Special Olympics sports, attracting athletes of all ages and abilities. Our youngest athletes and beginners will learn the basic skills and fundamentals of the game before putting their skills to the test on the main court. Experienced players have opportunities to play challenging ball against other training clubs in their local community, across the state and on the national and world stages. Athletes participating in this sport may also have opportunities to medal in skills and/or Unified competitions.

Address
1 Forton Dr, Lancaster, NY
14086
Season
Summer, March-June
Days/Times
After School
Suitable for Ages
21 and Under
Local Office
716-580-3346
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
Description

The Special Olympics Motor Activity Training Program is designed for athletes who are unable to participate in official Special Olympics sport competitions because of their skill and/or functional abilities. The Motor Activity Training Program is designed to prepare athletes -- including those with severe or profound intellectual disability and significant physical disabilities -- for sport-specific activities appropriate for their ability levels.

Address
Center for Disability ServicesServices, Albany
12208
Season
Fall, Summer
Days/Times
School Days
Suitable for Ages
14. - 22.
Local Office
518-388-0790
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
Description

Basketball is one of the most popular Special Olympics sports, attracting athletes of all ages and abilities. Our youngest athletes and beginners will learn the basic skills and fundamentals of the game before putting their skills to the test on the main court. Experienced players have opportunities to play challenging ball against other training clubs in their local community, across the state and on the national and world stages. Athletes participating in this sport may also have opportunities to medal in skills and/or Unified competitions.

Address
4061 Creek Rd, Youngstown, NY
14174
Season
Summer, March-June
Days/Times
After School
Suitable for Ages
21 and Under
Local Office
716-580-3346
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
Description

Volleyball is a signature Special Olympics team sport for athletes of all ages and abilities. Athletes pick up the basic skills and fundamental knowledge rather quickly, and the game can be played almost anywhere, from the beach to a gym. Athletes participating in this sport may also have opportunities to medal in individual skills and/or Unified team competitions.

Address
Nellis Gym, Canajoharie
13317
Season
Summer, March – June
Days/Times
N/A
Suitable for Ages
14+
Local Office
518-388-0790
Open/Closed for new registrants
Closed
Description

Figure skating is a signature Special Olympics sport for athletes of all ages and abilities. Participants learn the tactical skills needed to compete as individuals, pairs, or groups, performing spins, jumps and other intricate and challenging moves on the ice. Beginner and seasoned figure skaters alike have an opportunity to compete at local, state, national, and world events.

Season
Winter, November – February
Suitable for Ages
18+
Local Office
 631-254-1465
Description

Floor hockey is a signature Special Olympics team sport for athletes of all ages and abilities. Games are played on the same surface as a basketball court, with teams competing to score the most goals in the opposing net. Athletes participating in this sport may also have opportunities to medal in skills and/or Unified competitions.

Address
Bethpage
11714
Season
Winter, November – February
Days/Times
Thursday 6:30pm
Suitable for Ages
18+
Local Office
 631-254-1465